September 15, 2006 in Computing News

SAMSUNG SyncMaster 931C Named Offical Monitor Of The 2006 World Cyber Games, The Worlds Largest Cyber Gaming Event, Featuring One Million Players And Competition From Six Continents

931C to be featured at the upcoming USA Championship Final in Las Vegas :

IRVINE, Calif. - Sept. 14, 2006 - Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of professional LCD and PDP display products, today announced that the company's new SyncMaster 931C TFT LCD has been named the official monitor of the 2006 World Cyber Games.

The World Cyber Games is the world's largest cyber gaming event and the only single e-sports event organizing competition from six continents. In addition to the competition - which features nearly one million players competing against one another for the title of world champion in several events - the World Cyber Games is also a conference bringing together industry leaders and technology experts.

Approximately 60 of the 931C monitors will be used by the competitors at the upcoming 2006 WCG USA Championship Final being held at the Aladdin Hotel - soon to be Planet Hollywood by Sheraton - in Las Vegas, September 15-17.

"We have a commitment to providing our competitors with the ultimate gaming environment and experience," said Michael Arzt, senior vice president and general manager of International Cyber Marketing USA, organizers of the World Cyber Games. "We are pleased to have the 931C as our official monitor and look forward to offering our gamers Samsung's cutting-edge display technology."

The 931C features 97 percent of the NTSC (National Television System Committee) color gamut for CCFL (Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp) displays. In addition to its wide color gamut, the SyncMaster 931C features notable specifications, including a 2000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, a fast 2ms (GTG) response time, 1280x1024 resolution, and 250 cd/m2 brightness. This allows the 931C to have outstanding color quality and a fast response time.

"We look forward to having the opportunity to show the World Cyber Games' competitors what the 931C can do," said Andrew Weis, product marketing manager, display products, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. "Not only are the color quality and response time perfect for gamers but, at $299.99 MSRP, the 931C is also an affordable way to improve the overall gaming experience."

Samsung Electronics, Inc. is also the world-wide sponsor of the World Cyber Games.



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About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 120 offices in 57 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

About World Cyber Games

The World Cyber Games (www.worldcybergames.com) is the world's blue-chip global game tournament and cultural festival, founded to promote international harmony through e-Sports competition. Under the slogan "Beyond the Game," WCG leads the digital entertainment culture by bringing gamers across the globe together to form friendships and compete in the planet's largest e-Sports festival, with the world's largest following. More than 1.25 million gamers participated in 2005, with more than US$2.5 million awarded in total. Over 55,000 spectators attended the five day 2005 Grand Final in Singapore with millions more watching via TV broadcasts and online. WCG pioneered e-Sports TV broadcast coverage in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.








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